Lumiappdates: PDF Reader and Proshot (Camera app with manual focus)

| March 31, 2013 | Reply

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The PDF Reader (alternative to the official MS one) just got an update. We talked about that in a post below:

http://mynokiablog.com/2013/03/19/lumiapps-pdf-reader-alternative-to-the-official-ms-one-can-open-large-1000-page-documents-with-ease/

Note that the experience is said to not be final, it’s just a preview release.

Also updated is ProShot – we haven’t featured that yet but have mentioned that cool app in passing (I like it most for the manual focus control).
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Camera options all visible. Unfortunately you can’t seem to tap them to toggle/switch.

Check out the gridlines, histogram and level indicator.

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Not in the update, but something I can’t show in the screenshot. When you are using manual focus, the assist zooms in even more. After leaving the focus where you want it, the viewfinder is back to normal.MNBwp_ss_20130331_0006

This viewfinder above is in 4:3 mode but you can also have 16:9.

I also can’t show you one of the new features which is scrolling left to see the camera roll (like the gallery). The animation is different. More like a swipe animation as you see the photo overlap the viewfinder as opposed to pushing it.

MNBwp_ss_20130331_0008The settings are much easier to use than the default camera app (I like seeing changes as I apply them, e.g. colour/saturation).

Ideally they’d be a little cleaner, more consistent iconography and possibly the icons can be touched (they’d have to work out a way to make this work with the touch focus).

Category: Applications, Lumia, Lumiappaday, Nokia

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